A knitter wrote to me, proclaiming that after she knit one of my Fair Isle / Norwegian patterns that featured a simple, symmetrical motif, without any shaping, she was officially "nuts" about stranded knitting and hoped I'd come up with a "next step" hat design. I answered her request with this Macadamia Hat, which has a unique motif, to advance her chart-reading skills a bit, yet simple shaping, separate from the chart work, to keep things easy.
I hope you enjoy it!
Gauge: In stockinette stitch, with colorwork
Youth 20 stitches over 4" / 10cm
Adult 18 stitches over 4" / 10cm
XL Adult 16 stitches over 4" / 10cm
160 yards of Worsted weight
Hi! My name is Mary Ann Stephens. My mother taught me how to knit when I was 5. I've always loved knitting, but I never became madly obsessed with it until I made a Norwegian baby sweater while ...
Hi! My name is Mary Ann Stephens. My mother taught me how to knit when I was 5. I've always loved knitting, but I never became madly obsessed with it until I made a Norwegian baby sweater while expecting my first son. After my third son was born, rather than return to my very family-UNfriendly Wall St. career, I started Kidsknits.com - my online yarn shop which specializes in Norwegian and Fair Isle knitting - and my Two Strands knitting blog, Feel free to email me directly with any questions or comments at mas AT kidsknits DOT com.
Thanks for visiting and happy knitting!